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    Scanning Single Weight Paper

    Hi all,

    I'm having a hard time scanning azo prints, single weight. Short of mounting them (but my mount wont fit the scanner), what have you found helps keeping the paper in good contact w the scanner? I'm getting out of focus areas, and some light/dark banding along the edges, neither of which appear on the print. Thanks,

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    Weight (the force flattening the paper to the glass), and flatness (bumps scan badly).

    For further scanning questions, I recommend going to Hybridphoto.
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    A beanbag or a soft cover book that covers the print would do well.
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    I would use a matte board on top of the paper just a little larger than the print. Now when you pull the lid down it should give enough pressure to keep the print flat.
    "Capturing an image is only one step of the long chain of events to create a beautiful Photograph” See my updated website: mandersenphotography.com

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    I had the same problem and resorted to mounting them on scrap mat board window cutouts. It served the purpose and also gave me a small portfolio that was easy to carry in an 8-1/2 x 11 box.
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